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Novartis Dialogue Explores Response to Chronic Illness in Poor Countries

Health experts from around the world met on November 29 to discuss ways to tackle an emerging crisis.
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December 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic. Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic.

Pfizer Foundation Partners with Save The Children to Support Gender Equality in Malawi

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Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, has been a member of Save the Children’s Board of Trustees since 2012. She shares Save the Children’s dedication to creating immediate and lasting change in the lives of children and families around the world. 

Since 2014, the Pfizer Foundation has actively supported Save the Children’s much-needed efforts to improve access to childhood immunization and family planning services for women in the African nation of Malawi, where millions of people make the equivalent of just $1 per day.  

GSK Celebrates 20 Years of a Healthy and Happy Philadelphia

Ten nonprofits will receive $40,000 to support youth sports, safety, housing, and other pressing community health needs
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November 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] today announced the GSK IMPACT Award Winners in a ceremony at GSK’s Navy Yard site. Ten local nonprofits were awarded $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to a healthier Philadelphia region.  This is the 20th anniversary of GSK’s awards program, which has honored and supported hundreds of nonprofits that improve the lives of Philadelphians every day.

The Movable Feast

Selecting the Right Portion Size and Feeling Full
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“I defy you to agitate any fellow with a full stomach,” wrote the English writer William Cobbett. While a full stomach feels good, what is less clear is how much food we need to eat to reach this state, given that people still eat when they feel satisfied. What is a ‘portion’ or a serving? It is an unspecified amount of food that someone decides you should eat. Who is this ‘someone’?

Billionaires Pony Up More Funds in Fight to Eradicate Polio

Michael Bloomberg, Ray Dalio lead $70 million infusion into effort backed by Gates Foundation
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Originally posted on Wall Street Journal

Bill Gates is getting help from some fellow billionaire philanthropists as he and other health leaders work to overcome setbacks that have delayed the eradication of polio despite a recent sharp decline in the number of cases.

What Matters Most

By Nicole Koharik, GOJO Corporate Communications Director
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The GOJO Purpose, Saving Lives and Making Life Better Through Well-Being Solutions, inspires our deep commitment to sustainability. We see a tremendous opportunity to connect people with better health for a safer, brighter future and a better world—this is what matters most.

Bloomberg Beta's Roy Bahat: Yesterday, I Went to Prison

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Originally posted on Also.

Yesterday, I went to prison

With about a hundred other volunteers, I spent a day at Solano State Prison judging a business plan pitch competition.

CBRE: “The Purpose of Safety is People”

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Despite a more than 20% increase in company revenue, CBRE continued to improve its safety record in 2015, including a top-tier 0.72 total recordable injury rate for the year. This success points to our ability to attract and retain more than 240 of the highest quality Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) professionals.

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